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UCLA Elmer Belt Florence Nightingale Collection


This collection of books by and about Florence Nightingale was a gift from urologist Elmer Belt to UCLA's Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library in 1958. The gift honored School of Nursing Dean Lulu Wolf Hassenplug for her successful creation of the school in 1948 and her direction of it through its first ten years at the University of California, Los Angeles. The books have a characteristic mid-Victorian appearance; they are not beautiful either in typography or binding but, with content reflecting the influence of Florence Nightingale, they are immensely rich in human value. The collection includes editions of Nightingale's influential "Notes on Nursing" (1859 and later) and her other publications as well as biographies and tributes.

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by Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
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"The appearance of this facsimile reprint is the culmination of an initial suggestion from Helen G. McClelland, Director of Nursing of the Philadelphia Hospital, plus the present scarcity of the first edition, which appeared in London over the harrison imprint in 1859. The first available American edition followed in 1860 ove the imprint of D. Appleton and Company. This facsimile has been reproduced from the copy in the Rare Book Room of the Library of Congress."--"The story of...
Topics: Nursing, Caregivers
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by Woodham Smith, Cecil, 1896-1977
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Bibliography: p. 367-372
Topic: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
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by Strachey, Lytton, 1880-1932
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Elmer Belt Florence Nightingale collection
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by Nolan, Jeannette Covert, 1896-1974
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Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Nurses
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by Orvieto, Laura
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"Ich bin deine Magd und Du bist mein Herr"
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Nurse
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by Willis, Irene Cooper
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"First published in Great Britain in 1931"--Title page verso
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Nurses
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by Matheson, Annie, 1853-
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Approximate date based on reference made in the preface (p. viii) to Edward Cook's biography of Nightingale, which "was about to be written" and which was published in 1913
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Evatt, George Joseph Hamilton, b. 1843, Nurses
"Reprinted from the Report of the Royal Commission appointed to enquire into the Regulations affecting the Sanitary State of the Army."
Topics: Mortality, Military Medicine, Military Personnel
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by McAllister, Joseph B. (Joseph Bernard), 1906-
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In full issue of: R.N. (May, 1948)
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Nursing
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by Hallock, Grace T. (Grace Taber), b. 1893; Turner, C. E. (Clair Elsmere), 1890-1974; Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
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Series at head of title
Topic: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
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Republished in 1869 under title: Physique sociale
Topics: Social history, Vital Statistics, Demography
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by Cook, Edward Tyas, Sir, 1857-1919
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Includes portraits at various ages
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Nurses
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by Tooley, Sarah A. Southall
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Binding: Publisher's blue cloth over boards, stamped in blind and gold; uncut
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Nurses
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by Williams, Harley, 1901-
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The healing touch -- Book one: Three royal physicians: Sir William Knighton, bart.; Sir James Clark, bart.; Sir William Jenner, bart. -- Book two: Two prophets: Sir Edwin Chadwick; Thomas Southwood Smith -- Book three: Florence Nightingale -- Book four: Charles Edouard Brown-Séquard -- Bok five: A new world of medicine -- References
Topics: History of Medicine, Physicians, Nurses
Engraved portraits: Rosa Bonheur -- Florence Nightingale -- Lydia H. Sigourney -- Eugenie, Empress of the french -- Margaret Fuller Ossoll -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- Mrs. Emma Willard -- Mrs. Elizabeth Cady Stanton -- Lucretia Mott -- Victoria, Queen of England -- Adelaide Ristori -- Anna E. Dickinson -- Mrs. C.S Lozier, M.D. -- Harriet G. Hosmer
Topic: Women
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Frontispiece portraits of the earl
Topic: Clarendon, George William Frederick Villiers, Earl of, 1800-1870
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by Pollard, Eliza F., d. 1911
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Elmer Belt Florence Nightingale collection
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Nurses, History of Nursing, Nurses
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Sappho -- Lucretia -- Aspasia -- Cleopatra -- St. Cecilia -- Heloise -- Laura -- Valentine de Milan -- Joan D'Arc -- Margaret of Anjou -- Isabella of Castile -- Lady Jane Grey -- Pocahontas -- La Vallière -- Maria Theresa -- Catherine II -- Florence Nightingale
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Women, Women
Frontispiece depicts Jefferson General Hospital, Jeffersonville, Indiana
Topics: Jefferson General Hospital (Jeffersonville, Ind.), Nurses
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by Tooley, Sarah A. Southall
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Date established from printer's code at foot of final page: "10-1-16"
Topic: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
"Printed by Grant Dahlstrom: The Castle Press, Pasadena, California."
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Nursing
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by Cook, Edward Tyas, Sir, 1857-1919; Nash, Rosalind Nightingale
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On spine: New edition revised
Topic: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
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by Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892
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"With illustrations"
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by Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman, d. 1936
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Frontispiece portrait of Nightingale
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Nurses, Crimean War, 1853-1856
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by Bolton, Sarah Knowles, 1841-1916
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Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Helen Hunt Jackson -- Lucretia Mott -- Mary A. Livermore -- Margaret Fuller Ossoli -- Maria Mitchell -- Louisa M. Alcott -- Mary Lyon -- Harriet G. Hosmer -- Madame de Staël -- Rosa Bonheur -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- "George Eliot" -- Elizabeth Fry -- Elizabeth Thompson Butler -- Florence Nightingale -- Lady Brassey -- Baroness Burdett-Coutts -- Jean Ingelow
Topic: Women
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by Barth, Ramona Jeanette Sawyer, 1911-
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"First edition."
Topic: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
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"Some opinions on 'Eminent Victorians'"--[2] p. at end
Topics: Manning, Henry Edward, 1808-1892, Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Arnold, Thomas, 1795-1842,...
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by Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
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"The following notes are by no means intended as a rule of thought by which nurses can teach themselves to nurse, still less as a manual to teach nurses to nurse. They are meant simply to give hints for thought to women who have personal charge of the health of others. ... Every day sanitary knowledge, or the knowledge of nursing, or in other words, of how to put the constitution in such a state as that it will have no disease, or that it can recover from disease, takes a higher place. It...
Topics: Nursing, Caregivers
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by Selborne, Roundell Palmer, Earl of, 1812-1895
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Autograph of F. Nightingale
Topic: Hymns, English
Engraved portraits: Rosa Bonheur -- Florence Nightingale -- Lydia H. Sigourney -- Eugenie, Empress of the french -- Margaret Fuller Ossoll -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- Mrs. Emma Willard -- Mrs. Elizabeth Cady Stanton -- Lucretia Mott -- Victoria, Queen of England -- Adelaide Ristori -- Anna E. Dickinson -- Mrs. C.S Lozier, M.D. -- Harriet G. Hosmer
Topics: Women, Women
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Publisher and printer from title page verso
Topic: Socioeconomic Factors
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Chapter seven, detached from: Portraits of celebrated women, with brief biographies, edited by Rev. D.W. Clark. Title page printed in colors to resemble illuminated manuscript. Portrait of Florence Nightingale on plate. Rebound
Topic: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
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Frontispiece portraits of the earl
Topic: Clarendon, George William Frederick Villiers, Earl of, 1800-1870
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by Cook, Edward Tyas, Sir, 1857-1919
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Includes portraits at various ages
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Nurses
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by Muir, Dorothy Erskine
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Source of approximate date unknown. "Book Production War Economy Standards" logo on title page verso suggests book may have been published as late as 1948 or 1949
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Nurses
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by Sears, Joseph Hamblen, 1865-1946
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Introduction signed: Hamblen Sears
Topic: Women
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by Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
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"The following notes are by no means intended as a rule of thought by which nurses can teach themselves to nurse, still less as a manual to teach nurses to nurse. They are meant simply to give hints for thought to women who have personal charge of the health of others. ... Every day sanitary knowledge, or the knowledge of nursing, or in other words, of how to put the constitution in such a state as that it will have no disease, or that it can recover from disease, takes a higher place. It...
Topics: Nursing, Caregivers
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by Osborne, Sidney Godolphin, Lord, 1808-1889
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Lithographs (some color): Burial ground at Scutari -- Scene at the battle field -- First Russian prisoners (under English guard) -- First Russian prisoners (under French guard) -- Turkish ladies
Topic: Hospitals
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"Reprinted from the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, September 14th, 21st and 28th, 1916"
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Nurses
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by Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
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"The following notes are by no means intended as a rule of thought by which nurses can teach themselves to nurse, still less as a manual to teach nurses to nurse. They are meant simply to give hints for thought to women who have personal charge of the health of others. ... Every day sanitary knowledge, or the knowledge of nursing, or in other words, of how to put the constitution in such a state as that it will have no disease, or that it can recover from disease, takes a higher place. It...
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Frontispiece with portraits of four subjects
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Havergal, Frances Ridley, 1836-1879, Marsh, Catherine, L. N. R.,...
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by Forbush, Gabrielle Elliot
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Elmer Belt Florence Nightingale collection
Topic: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
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by Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
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"The following notes are by no means intended as a rule of thought by which nurses can teach themselves to nurse, still less as a manual to teach nurses to nurse. They are meant simply to give hints for thought to women who have personal charge of the health of others. ... Every day sanitary knowledge, or the knowledge of nursing, or in other words, of how to put the constitution in such a state as that it will have no disease, or that it can recover from disease, takes a higher place. It...
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Five hundred copies, not issued to the public, were printed at Florence Nightingale's expense. Cf. Elmer Belt Florence Nightingale collection (1958), p.11
Topics: Nursing, Hospitals, Military
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by Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
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"A facsimile of the first edition published in 1860 by D. Appleton and Co., New York."
Topics: Nursing, Caregivers
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by Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910; Daremberg, Charles, 1817-1872
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Translated from English
Topics: Nursing Care, Nursing
"For private distribution."
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by Jones, J., Miss; Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910; Brockett, L. P. (Linus Pierpont), 1820-1893
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Topics: Jones, Agnes Elizabeth, 1832-1868, Nursing, Nursing, Nurses, Nurses, Military Nursing
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"Read at the London meeting of the 'Congrès de bienfaisance,' June, 1862."
Topics: Herbert of Lea, Sidney Herbert, Baron, 1810-1861, Great Britain. Army
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by Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
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"The following notes are by no means intended as a rule of thought by which nurses can teach themselves to nurse, still less as a manual to teach nurses to nurse. They are meant simply to give hints for thought to women who have personal charge of the health of others. ... Every day sanitary knowledge, or the knowledge of nursing, or in other words, of how to put the constitution in such a state as that it will have no disease, or that it can recover from disease, takes a higher place. It...
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by Liverpool. Royal Infirmary. Training School and Home for Nurses; Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
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Binding: Publisher's blue cloth over pasteboards, stamped in blind and gold
Topics: Liverpool Royal Infirmary. Liverpool Training School and Home for Nursing, Nursing
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by Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910; Great Britain. Colonial Office
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Topics: Hospitals, Schools, Hospitals
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Two poems; at head of titles are two woodcut vignettes
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Crimean War, 1853-1856
Page number 29-30 omitted
Topics: Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882, Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Scientific expeditions, Nursing,...
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by Newman, George, Sir, 1870-1948; International Council of Nurses. Congress (1937 : London, Eng.)
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Cover title
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Nurses
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by Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910; National Association for the Promotion of Social Science (Great Britain). Meeting (1864 : York, Eng.)
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Caption title
Topics: Aboriginal Australians, Aboriginal Australians, Indigenous peoples, Anthropology, Cultural
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by Reid, Edith Gittings, 1863-
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"First published September, 1922"--Title page verso
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Nurses
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Imprint on cover: "London: Harrison and Sons, 59, Pall Mall, and 1, St. James's Street, Booksellers to the Queen and H.R.H., the Prince of Wales, 1874"
Topic: Public Health
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by Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943
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Frontispiece portrait (figurine of Nightingale)
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Nurses
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by Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
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"The following notes are by no means intended as a rule of thought by which nurses can teach themselves to nurse, still less as a manual to teach nurses to nurse. They are meant simply to give hints for thought to women who have personal charge of the health of others. ... Every day sanitary knowledge, or the knowledge of nursing, or in other words, of how to put the constitution in such a state as that it will have no disease, or that it can recover from disease, takes a higher place. It...
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In verse
Topic: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
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Published anonymously. Attributed to Frederick Milnes Edge. Cf. BLC, Allisbone (suppl.)
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, United States Sanitary Commission
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by Belt, Elmer, 1893-1980
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Title from deed of gift
Topics: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Nurses, History of Nursing